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A wide range of reactions to the "Danish Accord", to Obama, to our prospects for climate change now. Clip extravaganza with summary wrap-up. Has politics failed? Is the U.N still alive? You be the judge. Song: "It's Up To Us" by California's Spring Lundberg. Radio Ecoshock 091225 1 hour CD Quality 55 MB or Lo-Fi 14 MB Visit Radio Ecoshock
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What could GM and Ford have done to avoid the car market crash? Pacifica program "Against the Grain" with 2 part special on alternative cars, 2009.
Topics: radio, environment, green, transportation, cars, alternative, design, GM, Ford
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Bill Rees, originator of the ecological footprint, says we are already into overshoot. We can plan to reduce our resources, or plunge through a series of disasters. Full keynote speech from "Resilient Cities" 091021 plus Q and A with Warren Karlenzig on Post Carbon Cities, including China's "eco-cities". Breakthrough information. Song clip: Mavis Staples "99 and a Half Won't Do" Radui Ecoshock 091030 1 hour CD Quality 56 MB or Lo-Fi 14 MB Song clip: Mavis Staples...
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ENJOY YOURSELF (It's Later Than You Think) Authorities are saying climate change is unstopable now. Should we just give up & party like there's no tomorrow? Scientist James Lovelock, inventor of Gaia, says yes. NASA scientist James Hansen says no. Loaded with clips including Obama's science man John Holdren, deep greener Derrick Jensen, country singer Katty Mattea, rocker Tom Petty, new Lovelock on "Vanishing Gaia" and Hansen arrest audio (with Daryl Hannah). Radio Ecoshock 090626...
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Planting trees, seeding seas, grabbing CO2, for money. Full show interview with Russell George, CEO of PLanktos, controversial carbon offset company in the news. Part 1 of 2. Interview transcript available. Radio Ecoshock Show 070907 1 hr 14 MB Visit Radio Ecoshock
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1. Interview: retail expert Howard Davidowitz says American consumerism is never coming back. 200,000 stores will close. 2. Interview: Michelle Holdsworth co-author of new book "Globesity, A Planet Out of Control?" Overweight humans add greenhouse gases. 3. Speech excerpt: Cecile Andrews on the new Simplicity Movement (perfect for tough times). 4. Alex's "Beginning Canning" How to eat better and cheaper by storing the harvest. Ecoshock Show 090522 1 hour CD Quality 56 MB or...
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Review of world tidal power projects & speech by Martin Burger, CEO of Blue Energy. Subtext: do we need a wave of mass conciousness to bring carbonless energy? Burger also touches on "lost" technology. It's questionable whether Tidal Power is used just to promise green energy, or whether it will be meaningful. Original recording at SFU Vancouver 090126 presented by New Energy Movement Canada. Radio Ecoshock Show 090206 1 hour CD Quality 56 MB or Lo-Fi 14 MB Visit Radio Ecoshock
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Post Carbon - Julian Darley Radio Ecoshock interview Sept 12th show, 2009. 30 min CD Quality 27 MB or Lo-Fi 7 MB Update on declining oil supplies, including depleted Mexican fields that supplied the U.S. What does peak oil mean for the American economy? Did it help stimulate the economic crash of 2008? Visit Radio Ecoshock
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Dying American Empire. Now What? Dave Cohen, analyst with Association for the Study of Peak Oil & Gas (ASPO) on bleak economic reality. Interview from Ecoshock 091120 18 min CD Quality 16 MB or Lo-Fi 4 MB If the world economy runs on oil, what happens as it runs out? Visit Radio Ecoshock
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PROSPERITY WITHOUT GROWTH Professor Tim Jackson, advisor to UK gov't. New book on "Economics for a Finite Planet". Does't duck challenges of peak oil, climate or economic crisis. Redefining "prosperity" beyond GDP. Interview from Ecoshock Show 2009-11-20 22 min CD Quality or Lo-Fi Visit Radio Ecoshock
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Guest Paul Kingsnorth says our whole civilization IS climate change. Plus the best alternative reports from Copenhagen. Our focus: America, wealthiest polluter, versus Africa, poorest victims. Courtesy of climateradio.org & Democracy Now! Radio Ecoshock 091218 1 hourCD Quality 55 MB or Lo-Fi 14 MB Visit Radio Ecoshock
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Is it the end of fish? Dr. Daniel Pauly says it is. Interviews: Dr. Jennifer Jacquet, Sea Around Us on fish to pigs & chickens. Catherine Stewart,"Living Oceans Society, on perils of fish-farming. Quotes from Daniel Pauly. All ocean call for action. Credit "End of Fish" The New Republic. Radio Ecoshock 091127 1 hour CD Quality 56 MB or Lo-Fi 14 MB Visit Radio Ecoshock
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A Woman Among Warlords (Afghanistan) / Malalai Joya / 091114 / Vancouver, Canada / recorded by Alex Smith This former woman MP from Afghanistan rails at male-dominated rule by War Lords under the Karzai regime. Not much changed after the NATO invasion. Brave speech, by woman on the run.
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We are heading past the 2 degree warming safety mark. Scientists ask "Now What?" and "How Bad Can It Get?" Digest of Prof John Schellnhuber to Oxford "4 Degrees & Beyond" Conf 090928. Plus geologist/solar activist Jeremy Leggett from the UK. Music "Radio, Radio" Elvis Costello, "Don't Killowatt" by Million Dollar Nile. Radio Ecoshock 091009 1 hr CD Quality 56 MB or Lo-Fi 14 MB Visit Radio Ecoshock
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Testimony to House Select Committee on Climate Change 091202 John Holdren, Obama's science advisor, and Jane Lubchenco Director of NOAA, answer denial and "climategate" leaked emails. Then some fun: UK broadcaster & author Hugh Warwick on hedgehogs, the most important animal in the universe. Radio Ecoshock 091204 1 hour CD Quality 56 MB or Lo-Fi 14 MB Visit Radio Ecoshock
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DEEP TROUBLE - OUR OCEANS Is it the end of fish? Dr. Daniel Pauly says it is. Radio Ecoshock interview, Catherine Stewart,"Living Oceans Society, on perils of fish-farming / aquaculture in Canada, and around the world. November 2009. Visit Radio Ecoshock
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Crash – Economy Then and Now / Andrew Gavin Marshall & Ingo Schmidt / 091107/ Vancouver, Canada / presented by World Peace Forum Society / recorded by Alex Smith
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Scientist Peter Ward on past extinctions & the next one. Against James Lovelock's friendly "Gaia" - Ward says life may be ecocidal. Plus Alex interviewed on the darkening future. Music: celebrity "Beds Are Burning" (Tcktcktck); "Fear Itself" Loudon Wainwright III. Radio Ecoshock 091016 1 hr CD Quality (56 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB) Visit Radio Ecoshock
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AL GORE TESTIMONY to Senate Foreign Relations Committee Jan 28, 2009. Chair John Kerry. Loaded with warnings, facts and solutions. His testimony 27 min 6 MB Lo-Fi. Q and A with Committee Members posted separately. Visit Radio Ecoshock
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Responding to Peak Oil & Climate Change Kick-off book lecture by Australian expert Dr. Peter Newman. As oil declines and climate goes weird, he acknowledges possibility of "Mad Max" social chaos, or armed eco-barracks for the rich. Newman sees a way to make sustainable cities. Realistic but hopeful speech at Simon Fraser University Vancouver, Canada 090109 Radio Ecoshock Show 090116 1 hour CD Quality 56 MB or Lo-Fi 14 MB Visit Radio Ecoshock
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DEEP TROUBLE - OUR OCEANS Is it the end of fish? Dr. Daniel Pauly says it is. This interview with University of British Columbia fisheries scientist Dr. Jennifer Jacquet, from the Sea Around Us project - on feeding fish to pigs & chickens. Will agribusiness help clean out the oceans? From Radio Ecoshock. Visit Radio Ecoshock
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New science from the American Academy is frightening. Carbon emissions way up. Horrible climate news from around the world. Plus: scientist V. Ramanathan says Earth has already warmed 2.4 degrees - but it's hidden by atmospheric smog. Will an industrial shut-down bring on a sudden heat wave? Radio Ecoshock 090220 1 hour CD Quality 56 MB or Lo-Fi 14 MB. Music: "Don't Let the World Swallow You" by Canadian Andre Ethier. Visit Radio Ecoshock
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As oil depletes, climate disrupts agriculture, and the economy spins out - expect more problems getting basic food. Robin Wheeler from ediblelandscapes.ca. Her new book "Food Security for the Faint of Heart, Keeping Your Larder Full in Lean Times." Music:"There's A Fork in the Road Ahead" new rabble-rousing song from Neil Young. Radio Ecoshock 090529 1 hour CD Quality 56 MB or Lo-Fi 14 MB Visit Radio Ecoshock
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AL GORE TESTIMONY to Senate Foreign Relations Committee Jan 28, 2009. Chair John Kerry. Loaded with warnings, facts and solutions. His testimony 27 min posted separately. Part 1 of Q and A with Committee Members 20 MB 1 hour 24 minnPart 2 of Q and A 9 MB 38 min. Visit Radio Ecoshock
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Is it foolish to hope for eco-cities, while tax revenues collapse? Dean of green Richard Register says it's late, but world-wide cities, rich and poor, are finding solutions. Because they must. Speech to Resilient Cities conference. Then two interviews: Elizabeth Grossman on "Chasing Molecules" - the toxins in our homes and blood; plus Prashant Vaze, "The Economical Environmentalist" - his venture to slash personal emissions, depite job, family and all that. Ecoshock 091211...
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Interviews: From Australia, I talk with David Spratt, co-author of Climate Code Red. Latest science is very scary. Then Joseph Romm, former Clinton admin energy expert and climate super-blogger at climateprogress.org is my guest. Plus Alex Smith on "Tools for Tough Times" - simple gear for an emergency, Depression or system breakdown. Radio Ecoshock Show 090102 1 hour CD Quality 56 MB or Lo-Fi 14 MB Visit Radio Ecoshock
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Consumer suburbia is dead. 2 interviews: UK Gov't advisor Tim Jackson on book "Prosperity Without Growth" (time for big changes); ASPO Peak Oil analyst Dave Cohen on dying American Empire, Now what? Plus Canada's risky real estate while Australia slowly cooks. Ecoshock 091120 1 hour CD Quality 56 MB or Lo-Fi 14 MB Visit Radio Ecoshock
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OVERSHOOT Panel of nine power people. Rex Weyler, Bryn Davidson, Len Laycock, Andrea Reimer, David van Seters, Arran Stephens, Anita Burke, Bill Rees, Tom Osdoba & Conrad Schmidt. 091021 Part 1 28 min Lo-Fi 7 MB Recorded by Alex Smith of Radio Ecoshock Visit Radio Ecoshock
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Start of new season! Jan Lundberg, former oil analyst. Peak Oil, the coming energy shock, climate disruption, and the economic hit. Jan goes positive, with ways to get out and up. His blog culturechange.org. Music "The Great Correction" by Eliza Gilkyson Radio Ecoshock 090904 1 hr. CD quality 56 MB or Lo-Fi 14 MB Visit Radio Ecoshock
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Two Green radio hosts meet. Alex from Ecoshock and Matt from Healing the Earth. Non-violence has failed, is it time for Derrick Jensen? We talk youth, new back-to-the-land movement. Alex's rationale for hope, despite climate catastrophe. Then 15 key minutes of new Testimony from Al Gore, April 24th 2009 to the House Energy Subcommittee. New info on extreme rainfall events. Radio Ecoshock Show 090508 1 hour CD Quality 56 MB or Lo-Fi 14 MB Visit Radio Ecoshock
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People fleeing malfunctioning cities - not just New Orleans, but Detroit, Philadelphia, Phoenix, & more. Clive Doucet, Councilor of Ottawa City and author of "Urban Meltdown". Guest host Allart interviews Harold C. Joe, producer of homeless film "Broken Down". Plus world news & zany clips, including preview from "Detroit Ground Zero" from You tube's george4title. Radio Ecoshock 090424 1 hour CD quality 56 MM or Lo-Fi 14 MB Visit Radio Ecoshock
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Trading city skills with farm food producers. New England mom, gardener with barter tips and skill-sharing. Radio Ecoshock Interview with Valerie Gates. Lo-Fi 2 MB 8 min Visit Radio Ecoshock
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Gas Pump Blues - for 100,000 years. How high before economy collapses, again? Forbes writer Christopher Steiner author of "Twenty Dollars per Gallon: How the inevitable rise in the price of gasoline will change our lives - for the better." Former CIBC analyst Jeff Rubin agrees. Then climate scientist David Archer, author of "The Long Thaw" - humans changed climate for next 100,000 years. Important new climate science. Ecoshock 090918 1 hour CD Quality 56 MB or Lo-Fi 14 MB...
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Climate change is not about politics or negotiations, but inevitable physics and science. Latest speeches by Bill McKibben & Van Jones. Plus twisted climate deniers John Coleman and Michael Savage. Interview with indy enviro journalist Stephan Leahy. Humour from Craig Mayhem. Radio Ecoshock 090320 1 hour CD Quality 56 MB or Lo-Fi 14 MB
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Greening Portland / Mayor Sam Adams / recorded by Alex Smith / 091020 / Vancouver, Canada / presented by Sustainable Cities/Gaining Ground / recorded by Alex Smith Great ideas for making a city more sustainable.
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Less Is More / Cecile Andrews / 090511 / Vancouver, Canada / presented by Vancouver Public Library / recorded by Josh Reimer of VIP Video Fabulous and funny speech about getting out of consumerism, and getting to know people around you. Part founder of the Simplicity Movement.
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Interview with Peak Oil expert Richard Heinberg on his new book "Coal, Climate Change, and the Last Energy Crisis". Then speech by Paul Hawken, author of "The Ecology of Commerce" and now "Blessed Unrest". Keynote at "Resilient Cities" conference, Vancouver 091020 on a resilient future. music "What You Don't Know" by Million Dollar Nile. Radio Ecoshock 091106 1 hour CD Quality 56 MB or Lo-Fi 14 MB Visit Radio Ecoshock
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Will big American banks tumble? Interview w mediachannel.org blogger Danniel Schechter. Clips from inside government revolutionary/mom Elizabeth Warren. Clips Merideth Whitney: don't count on your credit card/line - it may disappear. Bear Ian Gordon sees Dow at 1200. Interview mystery finance blogger "Ilargi" of The Automatic Earth. Be your own bank. Ecoshock 090417 1 hour CD Quality 56 MB Lo-Fi 14 MB Music: "Happy Days Are Here Again" Ben Selvin & the Crooners 1930 (no...
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The Australian wildfires - a warning to the world? Interview w. Dr. Barry Brook climatologist from Adelaide. Then a music collage of world deserts expanding. Second half: guest host KMO (host of C-Realm Podcast) interviews Thomas Homer-Dixon, author of "The Upside of Down" & now "Carbon Shift". How Nature handles collapse - is there a message for Wall Street? Radio Ecoshock 090213 1 hour CD Quality (56 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB) Background music "Strategy" by Paul...
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Special coverage of new report "Global Climate Change Impacts in the United States" White House briefing. Contains: a) clip from Dr. Jane Lubechenco (b) full presentation of Dr. Thomas Karl (outlining terrible impacts for the U.S.) (c) analysis interview with Joe Romm, from climateprogress.org (d) full presentation by Dr. Jerry Melillo (more terrible impacts) Plus a special interview with Dr. Anthony Barnosky on his new book "Heatstroke, Nature in an Age of Global Warming"...
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#1 Hot from the combined gatherings of Peak Oil, Climate, and new planning experts in Vancouver in October. 2 speakers: California green guru Warren Karlenzig on post carbon cities; former Shell Exec now anti-corporate activist Anita Burke. Bright minds in panic but determination, planning for the Long Emergency. Music: "Power From Above" by Dan Berggren. Radio Ecoshock 091023 1 hr CD Quality 56 MB or Lo-Fi 14 MB Visit Radio Ecoshock
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Digest of testimony by Al Gore to Senate Foreign Relations Committee Jan 28th. Plus interview with Pieter Tans, Chief Scientist at Earth System Lab of NOAA - on carbon tracking. Do we know what's up there? Is it really ours - and the chances of disaster. Radio Ecoshock Show 090130 1 hour CD quality 56 MB or Lo-Fi 14 MB Visit Radio Ecoshock
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Big name experts predict "blood in the streets" as the economy unwinds. Guest Professor Michael T. Klare agrees. Radio host & pioneer Jason Bradford talks solutions with localization, & currency based on money. In Beans We Trust. More horrible climate news & music by Joel Plaskett. Radio Ecoshock 090313 CD Quality 56 MB or Lo-Fi 14 MB. Song: "Through and Through and Through" by Joel Plaskett
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Worried scientists look at "Plan B" - human control of the climate. Big fossil fuel companies and deniers suddenly jump on board. Like Bjorn Lomborg. Just keep on polluting! Real scientist Alan Robock talks risks. Diana Bronson from the ETCgroup with the big ugly picture. Mr. Burns. Music by Neko Chase & Shane Philip Radio Ecoshock 090925 1 hour CD Quality 56 MB or Lo-Fi 14 MB Visit Radio Ecoshock
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As the economy and climate unravel - should you homestead where you are? Or become an early eco migrant? Plus Alex's tips on food storage - and surviving the broken economy. And an interview with Dr. Norman Myers (12 min 11 MB), Oxford, pioneer in eco-migration. Radio Ecoshock 090227 1 hour CD quality 56 MB or Lo-Fi 14 MB Visit Radio Ecoshock
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TRIPLE THREAT Final admission by the International Energy Agency: oil is running out & climate change is real. Speech by Fatih Birol at Council of Foreign Relations. Interview with Christine MacDonald on book "Green Inc" claiming some big environment groups are greenwashing. Testimony to Congress by Van Jones on Green Jobs, to rebuild minorities. Plus my climate & dire economic news. Radio Ecoshock Show 090123 1 hour CD Quality 56 MB or Lo-Fi 14 MB Visit Radio Ecoshock
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Gwaii Haanas, Protecting the Sea / Cliff Robinson, Nick Irving (Parks Canada) / 090114 / Vancouver Public Library / presented by Parks Canada/ recorded by Alex Smith Off the West Coast of Canada sits the island formerly known as Queen Charlotte Island, now renamed by the First Nations aboriginal people. The wonders of the sea there must be protected by the Canadian government.
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Breaking the Sound Barrier / Amy Goodman / 091125 / Vancouver, Canada / full speech / recorded by Alex Smith Host of Democracy Now (was stopped and searched by Canadian border agents, trying to prevent her entry).
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Under "business as usual" top scientists predict 40% crop loss by 2100. Some regions already damaged. California and Canada next? Speaker 1: Dr. Geoffrey Heal, Columbia U at LSE "Controversies in the Economics of Climate Change". Speaker 2: Author/food activist Wayne Roberts "Food and Climate Change". What can we expect - other than mass starvation and sky high food prices? Also, is U.S. Waxman Markey legislation a sell out? Radio Ecoshock 090703 1 hr CD Quality 56...
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Scientists call for geoengineering to save the Earth's climate. Then 3 pieces on biofuels. Dr. Ted Padzek of Berkeley; Dr. David Pimentel of Cornell (courtesy of Unwelcome Guests); National Film Board of Canada podcast CitizenShift on global south impacts. Radio Ecoshock 090109 1 hour CD Quality 56 MB or Lo-Fi 14 MB. Visit Radio Ecoshock
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Can the Economic Depression Save Us? Carbon emissions falling, as global industry and transportation decline. Will it give us a chance to convert, before the big climate shift? The Horrible Climate News, Thomas Homer-Dixon's presentation to UK Parliament Group on Peak Oil & Gas. Phil England's "Climate Radio" interviews Tim Helweg-Larsen about planned economic contraction - to stop climate disaster. Ecoshock 090612 1 hour CD Quality 56 MB or Lo-Fi 14 MB Links to full Homer-Dixon...
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Top Australian climate scientist Andrew Glikson says we are in a great extinction. Is it too late for carbon controls? He lays out the history of Earth changes & rapidly shifting future. Then Allart investigates the new female homeless from the Middle Class face stark challenges. All women fear it. Music "Where We Gonna Go" by Ellis Music Productions. Ecoshock 090501 1 hour CD Quality 56 MB or Lo-Fi 14 MB Visit Radio Ecoshock
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Happiness As Economic Good / Helliwell, John et al / 090917 / Vancouver, Canada / presented by UBC School of Forestry / recorded by Alex Smith Starts off as advice to create sustainable communities, but then goes into research showing that happier people develop better economies. Some good news, and good ideas, a popular download.
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Thrashing through distopia and the rebuild. Mike Whitney on the economic crash. Alex on "Global Grand Bargain" (or new New World Order?) intelligence. A chat with a California listener on elites, Copenhagen, Obama, the whole ball of wax. New hope rap from K'Naan. Radio Ecoshock 090306 1 hr. CD Quality 56 MB or Lo-Fi 14 MB Song "Dreamer" by Canadian artist K'Naan.
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Economic damage report. Treasury madness, empty factories. Interview "Will Work for Food", CKUT report on Nashville tent city, George from California on car living, plus 4 Solid Tips for Surviving the Crash. Songs "Everything Has A Price" by Remo Cino, unemployed steel worker. "Hey Paul Krugman" by Jonathan Mann at rockcookiebottom.com, bits of "Gamma Ray" by Beck, clip from The Wayne Madsen Report. Radio Ecoshock 090327 1 hour CD Quality 56 MB or Lo-Fi...
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Benefits of mass protest (with The Stimulator); Oceans going acid - interview with NOAA scientist Dr. Richard A. Feely; speech by author/activist Rex Weyler "Finance Crisis & Eco-Collapse" courtesy of Maggie Hughes of CFMU. Music "Dirty Town" by Mother Mother (Canadian) & clip from Live Earth Black Eyed Peas. Radio Ecoshock 090410 1 hour CD Quality 56 MB or Lo-Fi 14 MB Visit Radio Ecoshock
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UK broadcaster & author Hugh Warwick on hedgehogs, the most important animal in the universe. Very entertaining look at this European natural species, its protection - as a window into Nature. From Radio Ecoshock 091204 23 minutes.
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Climate Conversion Will you be a spectator or activist? Forest Ethics Exec Dir Tzeporah Berman explains new climate activism with Power Up. Arran Stephens, CEO of Nature's Path. Pastor Bruce Sanguin on his conversion to green religion. All from Be The Change Circles Un-Conference, Vancouver May 23rd, 2009. Another theme: climate wrecking forests. Research links here. Radio Ecoshock Show 090605 1 hour CD Quality 56 MB or Lo-Fi 14 MB Visit Radio Ecoshock
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Phil England, UK radio host of the 300-350 Show reports on Climate Camps, & Copenhagen. Plus gonzo "redneck" Joe Bageant wonders if our brains can handle it. With quotes from Bill McKibben speech announcing 350.org and October 24th, climate action day. Who will win the human race, apathy or action? Songs: "London Calling" by The Clash (1979) and "Get Off Your Ass" by Gene Burnett (youtube). Radio Ecoshock 090911 1 hour CD quality (56 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB) Visit...
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Your City How To. Why is Portland such a livable city? What can your city learn from these green leaders? From the Resilient Cities conference, Mayor Sam Adams plus sustainability directors Susan Anderson and Erin Flynn. What works, and what doesn't. Plus Sarah Severn on Nike and climate change. Nike "Air" was actually a global warming gas. Radio Ecoshock 091113 1 hour CD Quality 56 MB or Lo-Fi 14 MB
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Storms, floods, earthquake, attack, or employers closing - what are the tools to cope and recover? Author/activist Riki Ott on lessons learned from Valdez spill. Then economist John Helliwell speech comparing disaster response around the world. (Full 1 hr speech here) It takes more than money -don't wait to be saved. Radio Ecoshock 091002 1 hr CD Quality or Lo-Fi Visit Radio Ecoshock
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Will the economic downturn delay warming - as production and oil use drop? Speech excerpts Lord Anthony Giddens. Interview with author Stephan Faris, clips from James Hansen, Monbiot, Max Keiser, etc. "Melting Ice" by Lil Peppi & "Morbid Magazines" by Bill Dyszel Radio Ecoshock Show 090403 1 hour CD Quality 56 MB or Lo-Fi 14 MB Visit Radio Ecoshock
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The Massacre of Gaza / Finkelstein, Norman / 090121 / University of British Columbia / presented by Solidarity for Palestinian Human Rights & Colour Connected / recorded by Alex Smith
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Climate scientist Bill Hare says we can only burn fossil fuels for 20 years before wrecking climate. Author of new paper in journal "Nature". Then Green Mayor Sam Adams of Portland speaks. What makes a sustainable city - good ideas for your local action. Speech April 24th. Song "The Night Patrol" by The Robert Cray Band (on homeless). Radio Ecoshock 090515 1 hour CD Quality (56 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB)
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A Woman Among Warlords (Afghanistan) / Malalai Joya / 091114 / Vancouver, Canada / recorded by Alex Smith Question and Answer period (speech posted separately on archive.org)
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Fields of Plenty / Michael Ableman / 090224 / Nelson, BC Canada / presented by Canadian Voices / Alternative and small-scale agriculture presented by one who knows.
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My Extraordinary Rendition / Maher Arar / 090212 / Vancouver, Canada / presented by Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives / recorded by Alex Smith Illegally grabbed by the Americans (after tips from Canada) this Canadian citizen was sent to Syria for torture. He finally received an apology and compensation from the Canadian government. Another innocent victim of the War on Terror.
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Reel Justice at 1st Homeless Film Festival / Judy Graves & Krishna Pendakur & Michelle Patterson / 090419 / Vancouver, Canada / presented by Pivot Legal Society/ recorded by Allart & Alex Smith
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Guantanamo North / Ardil Sarkawi & Jason Gratl / 090626 / Vancouver, Canada / recorded by Anne Jamieson
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Economy for Everyone / Stanford, Jim & Sinclair, Jim et al / 090131 / Vancouver, Canada / recorded by Anne Jamieson
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Olympics: Right to the City: Civil Liberties and the 2010 Olympics / Various, activists / 090928 / Vancouver, Canada/ presented by Impact on Community Coalition / recorded by Alex Smith Did the fear of terrorism impinge on civil rights? Why was over a billion dollars spend on police and military? In two parts.
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Bil in Tour (Palestinian village vs. Canadian Corp) / Emily Shafer / 090607 / Vancouver, Canada / presented by Canada Palestinian Association / recorded by Anne Jamieson
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Radio Ecoshock interview with author Christine MacDonald on book "Green Inc". She claims some big environment groups are there to get money from foundations, rather than further activism. Radio Ecoshock Show 090123 with Alex Smith.
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Prashant Vaze, "The Economical Environmentalist" - his venture to slash personal emissions, depite job, family and all that. Good tips and attitude for us all. From the Radio Ecoshock Show 091211 Visit Radio Ecoshock
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Greening Portland - Mayor Sam Adams, Susan Anderson, Erin Flynn, intro by Rob Abbot - plus 6 min Susan Severn, Nike's climate effort. 1 hour CD quality 56 MB from RESILIENT CITIES Urban Strategies for Transition Times. Gaining Ground Summit, Vancouver, Canada. October 20-22, 2009.
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